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23 Possible Causes for Blurred Vision, Pulsatile Tinnitus, Unilateral Blindness

  • Carotid Cavernous Sinus Fistula

    History A 70-year-old black female presented with a chief complaint of blurred vision at near O.U. that has gradually worsened during the previous four months.[] German , Triad of unilateral blindness, orbital fractures and massive epistaxis after head injury. J. Neurosurg. 18 (1961), 837–840. PubMed Google Scholar McCormick, W.[] Other common symptoms include pulsatile tinnitus, exophthalmos, and headache.[]

  • Papilledema

    Other symptoms include visual changes (blurred vision, transient visual obscurations, double vision).[] Unilateral papilledema with choroid folds is an atypical presenting sign of IIH.[] Abstract Paragangliomas that arise from the jugular bulb are known to present as masses in the neck or with hearing loss, pulsatile tinnitus, and lower cranial nerve palsies[]

  • Fibromuscular Hyperplasia of the Carotid Artery

    […] fibromuscular dysplasia develops in the arteries that supply blood to the brain (carotid arteries), the condition can cause neurological symptoms , including the following: Blurred[] You might also experience: Dizziness Headache Neck pain Ringing in the ears (pulsatile tinnitus) Sense that the room is spinning (vertigo) Swooshing sound in your ear Stroke[] FMD in the carotid arteries may cause headaches or pulsatile tinnitus.[]

  • Posterior Cerebral Artery Occlusion with Infarction

    Differential diagnosis Symptoms associated with vertebral artery occlusive disease include dizziness, vertigo, diplopia, perioral numbness, blurred vision, tinnitus, ataxia[] After bilateral PCA infarcts, amnesia, cortical blindness (the patient cannot see but pretend he can) may occur.[] tinnitus in her left ear lasting for 1 week.[]

  • Optic Nerve Infarction

    Therefore, the most common symptom is vision loss: you can experiment blur vision, darkened vision (as if there was less light or brightness), a part of the vision can seem[] Unilateral blindness occurring during anesthesia for neurosurgical operations. AMA Arch Ophthalmol 1954;52:819–30.[] Symptoms Asymptomatic; may have headache, transient visual obscurations (lasting seconds), intracranial noises (whooshing), diplopia, pulsatile tinnitus, dizziness, nausea[]

  • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

    The most frequent initial symptom was headache (66.7%), followed by ophthalmic complaints (diplopia or ophthalmoplegia, 55.6%; blurred vision or blindness, 55.6%), and ptosis[] Complications of cavernous sinus thrombosis include meningoencephalitis, brain abscess , stroke , blindness , and pituitary insufficiency .[] Specific cranial nerve lesions can include vestibular neuropathy, pulsatile tinnitus, unilateral deafness, diplopia, facial weakness and obscuration of vision.[]

  • Tinnitus

    PATIENT DESCRIPTION: The patient was a 42-yr-old male experiencing intermittent bilateral tinnitus, headaches, blurred vision, and neck tightness.[] In a prospective, randomized, controlled, double-blind trial, 30 patients with acute unilateral idiopathic tinnitus were treated with melatonin alone, while another 30 patients[] […] and pulsatile tinnitus.[]

  • Optic Papillitis

    Therefore, the most common symptom is vision loss: you can experiment blur vision, darkened vision (as if there was less light or brightness), a part of the vision can seem[] […] bilateral Bilateral Unilateral Unilateral Vision impairment Enlarged blind spot Central/paracentral scotoma to complete blindness Central/paracentral scotoma to complete[] Review the medical history for recent headaches and/or weight gain, transient visual obscurations, pulsatile tinnitus, history of malignancy or autoimmune disease.[]

  • Ophthalmoplegic Migraine

    vision Tender scalp Diarrhea (rare) Fever (rare) About 30 percent of people who have migraines develop symptoms several hours up to 2 days before the headache starts.[] […] of unilateral visual disturbance or blindness lasting from minutes to one hour.[] Some patients may describe a pulsatile tinnitus.[]

  • Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm

    The aneurysm may cause blurred or double vision, chronically dilated pupils, as well as pain above and behind the eyes.[] Triad of unilateral blindness, orbital fractures and massive epistaxis’ after head injury. J. Neurosurg., 1961;18: 837. 5. Mahmoud, NA.[] The symptoms associated with lateral extension of the petrous aneurysm into the tympanic cavity include dizziness, hearing loss, vertigo and pulsatile tinnitus ( 13 ).[]

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